Your Antidote to Obsessively Melancholy Music!
July 26, 2019
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Leslie Odom Jr.
, we continue to celebrate
-his first recordings with the
Quintet. Then, it's the always sublime
, this time with piano giant
for three tracks from an absolutely essential session. Once we get going with Earl, it's hard to stop: a trio with Monsieur Bechet & Fatha's big band. We feature two more American Pianists Association award winners (
), and then three generations of trumpeters (
). We finish with a lullaby from
Enjoy the show (I did!).
Playlist Hank Crawford "Down on the Deuce" from Down on the Deuce (Milestone) 00:00 Vanessa Rodrigues "Marble Rye" from Soul Project (self produced) 06:53 Brice Winston "Spur of the Moment" from Child's Play (Criss Cross) 14:21 Leslie Odom Jr. "Look for the Silver Lining" from Leslie Odom Jr. (S-Curve) 24:33 Clifford Brown, Max Roach "Gertrude's Bounce" from Brownie (EmArcy) 28:52 Clifford Brown, Max Roach "Step Lightly" from Brownie (EmArcy) 33:36 Clifford Brown, Max Roach "Powell's Prances" from Brownie (EmArcy) 37:10 Stephane Grappelli, Earl Hines "Fine and Dandy" from The Giants (Black Lion) 40:45 Stephane Grappelli, Earl Hines "Manhattan" from The Giants (Black Lion) 45:03 Stephane Grappelli, Earl Hines "Over the Rainbow" from The Giants (Black Lion) 49:54 "Blues in Thirds" from Sidney Bechet Classic Earl Hines Sessions 1928-1945 (Mosaic) 53:34 Earl Hines "Second Balcony Jump" from Classic Earl Hines Sessions 1928-1945 (Mosaic) 57:40 Aaron Diehl "Generation Y" from The Bespoke Man's Narrative (Mack Avenue) 1:00:50 Aaron Diehl "Nardis" from Live at Caramoor (self-produced) 1:08:05 Dan Tepfer "Road Runner" from Eleven Cages (Sunnyside) 1:16:36 Dan Tepfer "All the Things You Are/Canon at the Octave" from Natural Machines (Sunnyside) 1:22:48 Woody Shaw "Stormy Weather" from Imagination (32 Jazz) 1:26:48 Etienne Charles "Moko Jumbie" from Carnival: The Sound of a People, Volume 1 (Culture Shock) 1:35:19 Dave Douglas "Goldfinger" from A Thousand Evenings (RCA Victor) 1:41:00 Don Pullen "Ode to Life" from Random Thoughts (Blue Note) 1:45:18
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